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Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
that applies today, so it got me wondering when i heard senator john mccain getting straight to the point this week. >> how do you convince the republicans about the path to citizenship? >> well, look, i will give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote. >> so did senator mccain get the same memo? maybe he got the other memo, the one that sold all of the congressional memos to get with comprehensive immigration program. because language does matter and shift in immigration debate is one that we have all been long calling for and one that channels the speech for the real people about whom this political debate is about. seems that the republicans got one more memo since the 2012 election. there has not been just a change in speech happening. remember when was this acceptable speech coming from the senators two years ago? >> one of the issues that is often talked about, but never seriously discussed is the practice of allowing people to come here illegally and having a child and the child automatically gi
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
is to supreme court chief justice john roberts as he considers a challenge to the affirmative action program at the university of texas. dear chief justice roberts, it is me, e melissa. remember last june you were the deciding vote to uphold the affordable health care act, yeah? well, that was a cool way to ensure the legacy and in truth, it gave me faith that despite your ideologically derived positions and the willingness to overturn established precedent, you might be open to reasonable evidence-based arguments about what is good for our country. which is why i now draw your attention to the affirmative action case before you "fisher versus university of texas" the one that challenges the practice of including race as one of the factors in the college admissions process. i know you have made your thoughts on affirmative action known before and most notably in 2007 when you wrote that the way to stop discrimination on the b basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race. mr. chief justice, you know better, it is not that simple. racial bias is pervasive and deeply entrenched,
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